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In the news

Updates and news from around our network

30 Jan 2018

Lightning partnership delivers sustainable savings

A partnership between Ausgrid and Waverley Council to upgrade hundreds of streetlights to more efficient LED lamps is now delivering sustainable savings to residents in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

21 Dec 2017

Festive tips from Ausgrid

Ausgrid is reminding customers to follow some simple steps to ensure they can celebrate safely and save this Christmas.

15 Dec 2017

Ausgrid trials new tree trimming guidelines

Ausgrid has developed new tree trimming guidelines which will improve the aesthetic impact of its vegetation management program in Sydney, the Central Coast and the Hunter region.

14 Dec 2017

Ausgrid works to keep customers cool in the heat

Ausgrid has cancelled planned maintenance works at locations across the Hunter region due to very high temperatures forecast for some areas today.

13 Dec 2017

Ausgrid prepares for hot weather

Ausgrid is reviewing all jobs on the network that require power to be interrupted to customers, due to the high temperatures forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology for today and tomorrow.

09 Dec 2017

Ausgrid advice for medical customers in hot weather

Ausgrid is urging medical customers to take some simple precautions as hot weather returns this week.

05 Dec 2017

Celebrate and save this Christmas

With Christmas rapidly approaching many families are celebrating with colourful lights displays which bring joy to communities across our network but lighting up for the festive season shouldn’t cost a fortune.

05 Dec 2017

Make safety a priority this Christmas

With the festive season underway Ausgrid is reminding people to take some simple precautions to ensure they celebrate safely around electricity.

01 Dec 2017

Changes to metering services under Power of Choice reforms

From 1 December there will be increased competition in the electricity metering market as the Australian Energy Market Commission’s ‘Power of Choice’ regulations come into effect.

01 Dec 2017

Simple tips to save this summer

With summer here it’s the perfect time to take some simple steps to ensure you can stay cool and manage the impact on your electricity bills at the same time.